In an interesting but shocking news family in Jamshedpur has received an electricity bill of Rs. 38 billion on Sunday. B.R. Guha was handed the non-payment of the bill by the Jharkhand Electricity Board.
Interestingly, the electricity department also disconnected power from his home. Speaking to news agency ANI Guha said, “It came as a surprise to us. We didn’t anticipate this. We have a house of 3 rooms. We use three fans, three tube lights and a TV at times. How can we have such a huge bill?”
Man receives electricity bill of Rs. 38 bn in Jharkhand
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Reacting to the bill, Guha’s daughter Ratna Biswas said, “My mother is a sugar patient and my father has pressure. It was only after our neighbours intervened that we were able to do anything.” The family has lodged a complaint against the Jharkhand Electricity Board and matters are being looked into.